Experiments with truth: 5/5/10

      • Nearly 200 workers gathered at the Ministry of Labour in Dubai demanding back wages their employers withheld.
      • A group of UC Berkeley students are staging a hunger strike for several demands: that the university oppose the new Arizona immigration law, drop disciplinary charges against protesters from the occupation of Wheeler Hall earlier this year, rehire laid-off janitors, and make the campus a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants.
      • Members of the White Earth Indian Reservation in Minnesota are exercising civil disobedience by fishing in non-reservation land, demonstrating their right to live off the land.
      • Activists in San Francisco staged a street theater protest this weekend against American Apparel’s sexist advertising.


      Recent Stories

      • Excerpt

      How activists sailed into a war zone and helped build the mass movement against the Vietnam War

      December 5, 2022

      At a time when Americans had little interest in the Vietnam War, a small peace group decided to stir people to action by sailing past the military to deliver needed medicines.

      • Q&A

      After Club Q, how do we stop the system from taking more trans lives?

      December 2, 2022

      Queer activist and movement lawyer Z Williams discusses what needs to be done to achieve queer and trans liberation.

      • Analysis

      Why movements need to start singing again

      December 1, 2022

      Music is making a comeback in movement spaces, as organizers rediscover how song culture strengthens the capacity to create social change.